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Tour Art Competition 2022

See the shortlisted entries for our Tour Art Competition 2022.

Congratulations to the 10 shortlisted artists in Glyndebourne’s Tour Art Competition 2022.

The shortlisted artists’ works will be exhibited and for sale in our Tour exhibition In Disguise, which will feature contemporary works alongside stage designs, costumes and photography from our collections. The exhibition will be open to audience members and by appointment.

The winner will be announced in October.

Disguise: our theme for 2022

The theme for this year’s competition is ‘Disguise’. We are looking for artworks that are inspired by Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro where disguise takes many forms: a dress makes a pretty girl of a soldier; a veil transforms a maid into a grand lady; darkness turns a faithful wife into an illicit lover; a title makes a gentleman of a cad. But masks and costumes are only the start of the deception in a drama where private selves must be publicly concealed, where seeming and being are never quite the same thing.


SHORTLISTED ENTRIES
Person in Red by Diana Almeida

Disguise by Nadia Carney

FACE #01 by James Ellis

Smoke, mirrors, lies and deceit by Rachel Grimes

This Mask I Wear by Benjamin Hope

Cherubinola folle journée” by Vanessa Lawrence

Untitled by Yujie Li

Lamb by Valeriia Savchenko

Masked Imposter by Louis TF

Zebra Song by Patricia Thornton


Image credits: Header, FACE #01 by James Ellis

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